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Adjustments earn Bill Self second national title at Kansas


NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Kansas spent the first 20 minutes forcing shots and passes, missing layups and pressing the issue instead of pressing forward.

The next 20 turned into a master class in coaching by Bill Self — with a spicy dash of Remy Martin.

No more big-game letdowns. Self had his elusive second national title.

Grounded by North Carolina in an ugly first half, Kansas tightened up on defense to rev up its transition game and completed the largest comeback in NCAA championship history with a 72-69 win over North Carolina on Monday night.

"I don't know that we've ever had a team flip t...

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